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 (nĕk′rə-fĭl′ē-ə) also nec·roph′i·lism (nĭ-krōf′ə-lĭz′əm, nĕ-)
1. Obsessive fascination with death and corpses.
2. The deriving of sexual gratification from fantasies or acts involving a corpse.

nec′ro·phil′i·ac′ (-ē-ăk′) adj. & n.
nec′ro·phile′ (-fīl′) n.
nec′ro·phil′ic (-fĭl′ĭk) adj.


[ˈnekrəʊˌfaɪl] Nnecrófilo/a m/f
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In this account, wishful identification allows the necrophile to have it both ways, so to speak, by vicariously enjoying the oblivion of death visited upon the beloved's body.
Because behind the smile, Bundy was a serial killer, rapist, kidnapper and necrophile.
A sadist, a masochist, a murderer, a necrophile, a zoophile--that's a person who's into animals.
DEADLY BLESSING (PolyGram Filmed Entertainment & Planetary 1981); DERANGED: CONFESSIONS OF A NECROPHILE (Karr International Pictures 1974); HOMICIDAL (William Castle Productions 1961); No WAY TO TREAT A LADY (Sol C.
And Lester Ballard, a known murderer, necrophile, madman, and member of Sevier County, Tennessee, is a direct affront to their sense of righteousness.
Descending into the cavernous lower depths of human depravity inhabited by Lester Ballard, modern literature's most famous necrophile, Franco has emerged with an extremely faithful, suitably raw but still relatively hemmed-in adaptation that compares favorably with his earlier films, yet falls short of achieving a truly galvanizing portrait of social and sexual deviance.
As the elevator doors closed, Waugh stood immobile in the hallway, "looking very much like a figure in a Charles Addams cartoon" ("Impressions of a Necrophile," Washington Post, 13 Feb.
The debate culminated, I would say in a truly necrophile fashion, with Cortijo's exhumation and autopsy six years after his demise (Flores 1993: 96).
The newspaper said this preacher named Zakaria Botros Henein teaches that Mohammed was a necrophile, a homosexual and a pedophile.
Je ne suis pas necrophile, je ne desire pas ton cadavre.
By the time Mad Men returns next spring, the bloom could be off our fascination with Don, Peggy, and the gang--or even with those fabulous 1960s in general, the necrophile vogue the show did so much to crystallize.
I'd call him a sadistic, hippophilic necrophile, but that would be beating a dead horse.